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Carpenter News: Summer Edition is here! Stay updated on what’s happening across our Council.Read More

A historic partnership was recently created as Eastern Atlantic State Carpenters Technical College became a Global Wind Organisation certified training provider. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, which operates the Technical College, is the first trade union in the United States to achieve this certification. GWO certification is vital to ensure the safety…Read More

In an event that redefined tradition, a high school valedictorian took a pass on possibly attending an Ivy League school to sign on for a union carpenter apprenticeship. Michael Taing, Class 2023 Valedictorian at Benjamin Franklin High School in Philadelphia, committed to signing a formal agreement to join the four-year apprenticeship program with the  Eastern…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Outing is getting ready for 2023. Your participation has meant the world to the children and grandchildren of Union carpenters looking for financial assistance to attend college. Since its inception, the EAS Carpenters Scholarship Fund has been able to award over 400 scholarships!…Read More

The EAS Carpenters are searching for active members who are in good standing within Local Union 474 and is interested in the position of Council Representative.Read More

Over 220 Retired members of Local Union 253 attend Annual Retirees Luncheon in Belleville, NJ.Read More

Matthew Eisler of Local Union 254 was announced as the 2022 Union Carpenter Action Network (UCAN) Grand Prize Winner at the 2023 Construction Showcase Awards DinnerRead More

The offshore wind industry is a job creator that will need skilled, professional, and safe construction workers that a union apprenticeship program can provide better than anyone else. This grant will assist in our joint effort to expose a new generation of construction workers to the complexity of skills needed to be successful in the offshore and green jobs workforce.Read More

In February, a staple of generosity, giving back and protecting women in the City of Philadelphia required assistance. The Potter’s House Mission needed to upgrade the residents’ lounge flooring and replace the downstairs carpet that had upheld 20 years of wear and tear.Read More

“The EAS Carpenters Union strongly supports the 76 Place Arena project because it’s good for our members, good for working families, and good for the city” William C. Sproule, EAS CarpentersRead More